Posts Tagged ‘Star Wars’
Many topics covered on today’s installment of YOUR Chillpak Hollywood Hour including:
An interesting study on violent video games … Dean’s latest half-marathon … Paul Auster’s The Book of Illusions … A table reading of Dean and Phil’s new film The Lady Killers … The location filming of an intriguing sci-fi short … The movie version of Les Miserables … JJ Abrams departing Star Trek for Star Wars (and whether he ever knew he was making Star Trek in the first place) … IFC’s “Portlandia” …
And even if that were enough for one show, your friends in podcasting keep it coming, analyzing the scarcity of employment opportunities for women behind-the-camera in Hollywood and analyzing this year’s Best Picture Oscar nominees thru the prism of the Becdel Test.
Finally, many listeners have asked whether Dean and Phil will be attending Dragon*Con this year and one asked Dean and Phil’s reactions to some disturbing news about where much of the revenue from the event goes each year. Whether you don’t know what Dragon*Con is or even if you go to the annual Labor Day Weekend event in Atlanta every year, you won’t want to miss the return of all-time classic Chillpak Hollywood Hour #121 (Live from Dragon*Con!), available NOW for the first time in more than two years!
Cataclysmic storms, divisive Presidential elections, erstwhile Italian Prime Ministers sentenced to prison, Disney making more Star Wars films, unnecessarily Americanized/Anglicized versions of compelling stories, the end of the Mayan Calendar, Dean Haglund action figures and a “Sherlock Holmes” television series that is more House than Holmes …
On this week’s installment of YOUR Chillpak Hollywood Hour, your friends in podcasting attempt to make sense of a world gone wild.
Your friends in podcasting open this week’s show by discussing the early beginnings of the feature film era.
They close this week’s show by discussing … The beginnings of the feature film era!
In between, Dean Haglund and Phil Leirness discuss romance in the movies, the state of romantic comedies, Star Wars, The X-Files: I Want to Believe, several weird and wonderful films you will never get to see (but can read about here), the origin and purpose of the legal system, Placido Domingo and “Supercalifragilisticexpialidocious”.
Please don’t let the slight audio hiss and hum prevent you from enjoying this latest serving of YOUR Chillpak Hollywood Hour. We were able to solve the problem about a third of the way through …
Have a great week, everybody!
Dean and Phil are back from weeks of travel and they hit the ground running with one of the wildest, most free-wheeling installments of YOUR Chillpak Hollywood Hour ever!
How did your friends in podcasting enjoy Dragon*Con in Atlanta and a 9/11 commemorative event in Portland?
What did they think of the Emmy Awards?
What is their reaction to the latest round of “X-Files 3″ rumors?
Why are they both receiving emails from the CEO of Netflix?
What celebrity death are they remembering?
What celebrity do they think is facing career death?
What celebrity do they think is poised for a comeback?
Can they make sense of AMC’s behavior towards their award-winning and critically acclaimed series?
Can they make sense of the Rise of the Planet of the Apes marketing campaign?
Does Dean know the difference between Ida Lupino and Hedy Lamarr?
Why is Phil receiving both praise AND criticism from his response to Ryan Murphy’s behavior on an episode of “The Glee Project”?
Answers to all these and many more on this week’s episode.
And if you still haven’t had enough of your friends in podcasting, write us at email@example.com to request the Bonus 4th Anniversary Episode (which includes never-before-heard material).